Violence Prevention Education Coordinator

Denver, CO
Aug 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Dean of Students - The Phoenix Center at Auraria

Violence Prevention Education Coordinator

Position #737291 - Requisition #10691

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

The Phoenix Center at Auraria has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Violence Prevention Education Coordinator position.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

Jobs in this career family provide direct professional support for the educational service mission of the university. Functions include academic advising/counseling, student personnel administration, recruitment and admissions, curriculum administration, and others involving direct support of the educational mission of an academic unit.

Professionals at the intermediate level are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field.

At the intermediate level, duties may be more limited in scope and are performed with guidance and direction from other professionals.

Position Emphasis:

The Violence Prevention Education Coordinator oversees prevention education services provided by the Phoenix Center at Auraria (PCA). The primary responsibility of this position is to oversee the PCA's interpersonal violence prevention (IVP) education and outreach initiatives for the Auraria campus. This includes coordinating prevention activities with academic departments, student groups, student support services and other campus entities. This position is also responsible for recruiting, retaining, and educating student peer educators, designing and maintaining outcome measures, to include education and training materials, and collaborating with campus partners to ensure educational continuity.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The the hiring range for this position has been established at $35,000 to $47,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from woen, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in education, psychology, public administration, social science, liberal arts, communications, student affairs, public affairs, social work, women's studies, human services, or a directly related field from an accredited institution
  • One year of professional level experience providing intersectional education to a variety of audiences, and working collaboratively across disciplines.

Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in higher education
  • Experience in developing programs in response to diverse needs, including those of international students and/or historically disadvantaged groups.
  • One year of experience working with issues related to sexual violence, relationship violence, and/or stalking.
  • Experience working with graphic design, social media, and/or marketing techniques

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • In-depth knowledge related to the prevention of interpersonal violence
  • Experience creating and managing educational programs

Special Instructions to Applicants:Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references) Questions should be directed to

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:Application Deadline: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Review of applications will begin August 17, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Category: Student Services

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30230 - AVCASA-DOS PhoenixCtr at Aurar

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Aug 10, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Bernadette Boe

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00737291